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Collaboration between tire and road experts

Discussions on road surface noise generation lead Roger Williams to speculate on the possibilities for better surface modeling. Is it time to agree on an ideal surface and tune tire properties accordingly?

Damage limitation

Just as roads wear tires, tires also wear roads. Walter considers the extent of pavement surface damage from tires

Testing tires in the simulator

The extent to which simulators can be used to test tires has long been a subject of debate and is still an area of research requiring significant improvements. We speak to leading experts to ask their opinions on the matter

Tire trade associations

Roger Williams wonders whether tire trade associations have

become outdated. Will they take up the mantle of promoting

new, more ambitious performance standards for the future?

What do lightbulbs and tires have in common?

Roger Williams observes that once upon a time, tires and light bulbs both tended to fail at the most inconvenient times. Today, however, they follow a common path of development…

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